Vol. 26 (6) 2005 Neuro endocrinology letters

Patients with multiple sclerosis have higher levels of serum ghrelin.

: In addition to metabolic and neuroendocrine actions, the recently discovered hormone ghrelin has been found to have inhibitory effects on inflammatory processes. This novel finding suggests possible involvement of the peptide in the pathogenesis of inflammatory disorders including the inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central .....